Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.09.2014
Kaun Banega Crorepati: The Narula brothers, Achin and Sarthak have became the first ever contestants to win Kaun Banega Crorepatis highest prize of Rs. 7 crore.
Alibaba Group, China: Online shopping company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO) now ranks as the world’s biggest in history at $25 billion. Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a publicly traded Hangzhou-based group of internet-based e-commerce business, including business-to-business online web portals, online retail and payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services.
Asian Games, 2014: India’s shooters continued to deliver medals at the 17th Asian Games, with the trio of Heena Siddhu, Rahi Sarnobat and Anisa Sayyed Clinched bronze medal in the women’s 25m pistol event, in Incheon, South Korea.
Indian Shooter, Abhinav Bindra: India’s shooter Abhinav Bindra has announced retirement from the professional shooting. India’s first and the only individual Olympic gold medalist in Olympics (10m Air Rifle, 2008 Beijing), Abhinav Bindra will end his professional career at Incheon Asian Games, where he will compete for the last time.
Yemen PM, Mohammed Salem Basindwa: Yemen Prime Minister Mohammad Salem Basindwa has resigned from the post. He has submitted his resignation to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Rizwan Akhtar: Pakistan government has appointed Rizwan Akhtar as the head of the country’s most powerful intelligence agency (ISI).
Ashraf Ghani: Afghanistan’s election commission has named Ashraf Ghani as the winner of the country’s presidential election.
Voreqe Banimarama: Voreqe Banimarama has sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Fiji.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.09.2014
Question: Indian’s shooter Rahi Sarnobat won bronze medal at Asian Games 2014 in which event?
A) 10m pistol
B) 50m pistol
C) 100m riffle
D) 25m pistol
Answer & Explanation: Rahi Sarnobat won bronze in 25m pistol.
Question: Which company initial public offering (IPO) now ranks as the world’s biggest in history at $25 billion?
B) Alibaba Group
C) JP Morgan
Answer & Explanation: Alibaba Group IPO now ranks as the world’s biggest in history at $25 billion.
Question: Who has appointed as the head of the Pakistan powerful intelligence agency (ISI)?
A) Bashar al-Assad
B) Abdul Al – Thani
C) Rizwan Akhtar
D) Adille Sumariwala
Answer & Explanation: Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed as the head of the Pakistan powerful intelligence agency (ISI).
Question: Dipika Pallikal is associated with which sports?
C) Table Tennis
Answer & Explanation: Dipika Pallikal is associated with Squash.
Question: Who is the President of Yemen?
A) Haider al-Abadi
B) Joko Widodo
C) Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi
D) Mustafa Kamal
Answer & Explanation: Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is the President of Yemen.
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